On this day: July 30

POSTED: 11:29 PM PDT Jul 28, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 29, 2016 

Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

OTD July 30 - Deliverance
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1972: The drama "Deliverance," starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds and Ned Beatty, opens in theaters. The film is noted both for its memorable "Dueling Banjos" scene and its notorious "squeal like a pig" male rape scene. The movie was a critical and box office success and earned Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Best Director for John Boorman and Best Editing.


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